Ex-NY Hospital CEO In Talks With Gov't To End Kickback Case

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 9:48 PM EST) -- The ex-CEO of New York's Hospital for Special Surgery, one of the top orthopedic hospitals in the U.S., is discussing with prosecutors a plea deal to resolve charges that he took kickbacks from vendors, his attorney said Tuesday.

Prosecutors claim John R. Reynolds, who headed the 150-year-old hospital from 1997 to 2006, took about $1.4 million in improper payments from vendors and consultants. The institution is the largest and oldest orthopedic hospital in the U.S.

Indicted in September, Reynolds has been in talks to end the...
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